Rescuers Find More Remains at Bridge Site

Hoisted school bus part of tragedy that could have been worse
By Wesley Oliver,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 12, 2007 9:09 PM CDT
People line the Stone Arch Bridge as they look away from the camera at the interstate 35W bridge collapse site in Minneapolis, Minn., Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007. Divers were back searching the Mississippi...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Divers recovered more human remains from the Mississippi River bridge site today after being kept out of the water in a thunderstorm last night, CNN reports. The divers fought dangerous river currents to bring up the remains, which were not identified on the scene. Five people are still missing in the collapse, which has injured 100 and taken 8 lives so far.

Rescuers also hoisted a school bus from the bridge, displaying a symbol of a tragedy that could have taken more lives. All 52 children and several adults on board survived when the bus tumbled in the collapse. Passersby kept watching as more vehicles were lifted off of the bridge, clearing the north end and leaving the south end to be cleared over next couple of days.